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Chinese hackers breach database of all US government employees

11
Jul
2014

In March, Chinese hackers successfully infiltrated the Office of Personnel Management, which holds personnel records for all US government employees, the New York Times reports. The hack was apparently an attempt to gather data on the tens of thousands of employees whove applied for government security clearances. The DHS told the Times it had not identified any loss of personally identifiable information The Department of Homeland Security, which detected the breach, told the Times it had not identified any loss of personally identifiable information, although its still unclear if any other information was lost.

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